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Grammarly Premium

Getting Started with Grammarly Premium

Use Grammarly Premium to improve spelling, grammar, punctuation, sentence structure, and style in your writing. Grammarly is a free service for current Lakehead University students, staff, and faculty.

  1. Go to
  2. Provide your name, email, and create your own password
  3. Check your inbox for the email (check your spam folder too!) and click on the activation link.

Important Information about Privacy

In providing their services, Grammarly Inc., whose servers are based in the United States of America, will make some limited use and disclosure of your personal information which they will keep otherwise, within industry standards, confidential and secure.  Before opening an account, please read the Grammarly Privacy Policy at and their Terms of Service and License Agreement at  Your opening an account means that you consent to Grammarly Inc.'s use and disclosure of your personal information as described in their Privacy Policy and that you accept their terms of service.

Get the most out of Grammarly

To make sure you get the most out of Grammarly, there are some additional features that allow using Grammarly when writing in
Microsoft Word, in Internet browsers, in emails, and on the desktop!

MS Office plug-in:

The MS Office plug-in conveniently adds Grammarly to Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook. When creating a document, Grammarly will appear on the right-hand side and provide suggestions, similar to the online editor.

Desktop App:

The desktop app can be placed on your computer as a shortcut on your desktop to provide a quick and easy way to access Grammarly. Its usage is identical to the online editor.

Browser extensions

The browser extensions allow Grammarly to check writing entered in text boxes within a web browser, including the Gmail compose box.

Grammarly and Google Docs

As of October 2018 Grammarly is available for use with Google Docs. (Chrome only)